Lockdown Update

I’m sure you are all relieved about the government's step-by-step plan to end lockdown but perhaps a little anxious about what this means. For all of us it is going to take some adjustment and the plan is a best case scenario, so some of the dates may move. The Age Exchange team are busy looking at all the details and working out when we will re-open and what we will do first. We are still going to be focused on safety first but know, that seeing people again will bring us all some joy. Watch this space for updates and we are so looking forward to seeing you all soon.

Please take care and stay safe.

We know last year has been hard for everyone and we thank everyone for their support. 

Visit our online shop

Show your support for Age Exchange during the lockdown by visiting our online shop and buying facemasks, activity boxes, resource cards, singing & movement DVDs and Reminiscence Arts training.

Age Exchange Gallery

We are delighted to have launched the new Age Exchange Gallery. Our virtual gallery has been created so we can show you the wonderful art works the many participants of our services have created since March 2020 when the pandemic hit. The art works in our gallery have been created by service users living with dementia and their carers. We have been inspired by the beautiful and moving art works they have created during such a challenging time for each of them. We have called our first exhibition “Lockdown."

www.ageexchangegallery.org.uk

We would like to thank Arts Council England for supporting Virtual Day Care and making this exhibition possible.

Artwork by Vesna

Virtual Day Care Service

Our Virtual Day Care Service will continue to provide support to 150 people living with dementia and their carers throughout lockdown, with activity boxes, singing & movement DVDs, weekly befriending phone calls and information signposting for those who need it.

Please donate now to help us to continue to show people living with dementia and their carers that they are not alone during these continued challenging times.

Thank you 💜

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Reminiscence Arts

What is Reminiscence Arts? Reminiscence Arts is Age Exchange’s unique approach to working creatively. It is the creative exploration of memories.

Age Exchange provides a home for a variety of community activities, groups and classes enabling people to make friends and learn new skills.

We also offer spaces for hire

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The Exchange

The Exchange is an inspirational space in the centre of Blackheath with a café, a community library and a whole range of services. Plan your visit

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Care and support

We offer a broad programme of training and support services for people and their carers living with dementia together with regular training and support for Reminiscence Arts Practitioners and community workers.

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